Thursday, March 14, 2013
The 19-year-old college student tested positive for cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, amphetamines and other drugs, a prosecutor said.
A Burr Ridge college student jailed after a deadly head-on crash hobbled into court on crutches and learned he would be going home. Cook County Judge Carmen Aguilar set bail for 19-year-old Nicholas Puccinelli at $250,000 during a Thursday morning hearing at the Bridgeview Courthouse. Puccinelli's attorney, Paul Moreschi of Oakbrook Terrace, said the teen's family was going to pay the $25,000 needed to secure his release from the Cook County Jail Thursday. "I'm confident that my client's family is going to post bond today," Moreschi said. Puccinelli was arrested at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn following an early Tuesday crash on LaGrange Road near 105th Street in Palos Township. Puccinelli was heading south on LaGrange when …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
A two-car head-on collision was reported at Route 83 and 69th Court
UPDATE at 7:20 p.m. Three ambulances were called to respond to the accident where on one person is reported trapped inside one of the vehicles, according to police. ___________________________________ Two cars collided head-on around 7 p.m. Saturday night at the intersection of Route 83 and 69th Court in Palos Heights, according to police. There are no details available on who was involved in the crash, but police say heavy damage was sustained to the vehicles. Sign up for Palos breaking news alerts Like Palos Patch on Facebook
Monday, August 20, 2012
Scott M. Staniszewski, 26, of Bridgeview is charged in a May 13 crash that hospitalized four people.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Scott M. Staniszewski, 26, of Bridgeview, is charged in a Palos Park crash on Monday.
Bond has been set at $10,000 for the Bridgeview driver in a two-car crash in Palos Park that hospitalized four people. Scott M. Staniszewski, 26, of the 9200 block of Pembrook was charged earlier this week in a crash near on Route 45 near 123rd Street that also damaged Hackney's sign, police said. Staniszewski appeared in Bridgeview court Tuesday for his bond hearing, police said. At around 2:06 a.m. Monday, Staniszewski's car collided with another car that had four passengers inside, police said. The second car also had struck and damaged the restaurant sign All four passengers were hospitalized. Three were taken to Palos Community Hospital. The fourth passenger was rushed to Christ Medical Center for treatment serious injuries. …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Palos Park police are holding a man awaiting a bond hearing on Tuesday.
A Bridgeview man has been charged in an early morning, drunk driving crash in Palos Park that sent four people to the hospital, police said Monday afternoon. Scott M. Staniszewski, 26, of the 9200 block of Pembrook, is scheduled to appear in a Bridgeview courtroom for a bond hearing Tuesday, police said. He is charged with disobeying a traffic control device, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash and felony driving under the influence of alcohol. Staniszewski currently is being held by Palos Park police. Police were called to a crash at around 2:06 a.m. Monday on Route 45 near 123rd Street. Police said Staniszewski's car had struck another car that had four passengers inside. The second car also had struck the Hackney’s Restaurant sign …